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Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) Receives An Update From Brokers
- July 28, 2017

Marco Investment Management Llc increased Amgen Inc (AMGN) stake by 29.09% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC raised its position in Philip Morris International by 8.0% in the fourth quarter. The rating was upgraded by BNP Paribas to "Outperform" on Tuesday, March 8. (NYSE:PM) on Wednesday, January 4 to "Neutral" rating. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Canaccord Genuity. (more...)
American Airlines revenue rises 7.2 percent American Airlines revenue rises 7.2 percent
- July 28, 2017

Shares of American Airlines Group (NASDAQ:AAL) opened at 50.00 on Friday. When investors engage in short selling or "shorting a stock ", they actually borrow shares from an existing owner, sell the borrowed shares at market price, and take the cash. (more...)
Cigarettes May Soon Have Too Little Nicotine to Be Addictive, FDA Says Cigarettes May Soon Have Too Little Nicotine to Be Addictive, FDA Says
- July 28, 2017

The original deadline was November 8, 2018, and the four-year extension is supposed to provide more time for public comment and industry guidance as part of a "comprehensive regulatory plan" that aims to strike "an appropriate balance between regulation and encouraging development of innovative tobacco products that may be less unsafe than cigarettes". (more...)
Treasury Kills Obama IRA Boondoggle, Cost Taxpayers $70M to Manage $34M Treasury Kills Obama IRA Boondoggle, Cost Taxpayers $70M to Manage $34M
- July 28, 2017

It says myRA savers had put away about $34 million and that the program cost taxpayers almost $70 million. "We will be phasing out the myRA program over the coming months", she said. The myRA program administrators have set up a set of Q&As to help in the transition. Participants in the myRA program are being notified of the upcoming changes, including information on moving their myRA savings to another Roth IRA. (more...)
The Atlantic sold to philanthropic organization founded by Laurene Powell Jobs The Atlantic sold to philanthropic organization founded by Laurene Powell Jobs
- July 28, 2017

EBay founder Pierre Omidyar created First Look Media, which operates the Intercept, and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes had owned a majority stake in New Republic magazine before selling it previous year to Win McCormack. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. The publication's leadership-president Bob Cohn, publisher Hayley Romer and editor in chief Jeffrey Goldberg-will continue to run the day to day operations of the company. (more...)
Wells Fargo to Refund Customers $80MM for Auto Insurance Coverage Wells Fargo to Refund Customers $80MM for Auto Insurance Coverage
- July 28, 2017

In total, approximately $64 million of cash remediation will be sent to customers in the coming months, along with $16 million of account adjustments, for a total of approximately $80 million in refunds, the company said. The bank said these customers would receive additional payments as compensation for the loss of their vehicles. Wells Fargo was accused a year ago by the government of illegally repossessing 413 cars owned by service members without a court order. (more...)
Trader's Buzzers: Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR), Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF)
- July 28, 2017

Juniper Networks, Inc. has a 1-year low of $22.12 and a 1-year high of $30.96. As per Friday, October 9, the company rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton. Since January 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 sales for $54.17 million activity. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 40,773 shares in the company, valued at $1,244,799.69. (more...)
Essex Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESS) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance
- July 28, 2017

It has underperformed by 13.29% the S&P500. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link . On 5/22/2017 Janice L Sears, Director, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $253.92 per share and the total transaction amounting to $761,760.00. (more...)
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Receives $88.20 Average Price Target from Analysts Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Receives $88.20 Average Price Target from Analysts
- July 28, 2017

Rosenbaum Jay D. now owns 17,951 shares of the oil and gas company's stock worth $1,473,000 after buying an additional 1,725 shares during the last quarter. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. The stock being overvalued and undervalued sometimes depends upon the market situation as well. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. (more...)
Joey Barton has FA ban for breaching betting rules reduced Joey Barton has FA ban for breaching betting rules reduced
- July 28, 2017

But the former England global was gutted to learn his 15-month ban for illegal betting also means he can't even play in the fundraiser at Loftus Road. The original ban meant that Joey Barton was banned from football until 25 October 2018, which the public and media had taken to mean his football career at a decent level was effectively over. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
- July 28, 2017

Suntrust Robinson downgraded the shares of NXPI in report on Friday, October 28 to "Hold" rating. The stock of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ) earned "Buy" rating by Berenberg on Friday, January 22. Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ( BMY ) has made its way to a 12-month decline of -25.42%. (more...)
Analysts Estimates And Ratings GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) Analysts Estimates And Ratings GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK)
- July 28, 2017

Boasting a price of 1,520.25GBX, GlaxoSmithKline PLC (LON:GSK) traded -0.94% lower on the day. The company had revenue of $9.36 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.52 billion. FMR LLC now owns 23,635,038 shares of the pharmaceutical company's stock valued at $996,452,000 after buying an additional 2,482,009 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
AZ, Merck link to develop and commercialise cancer drugs AZ, Merck link to develop and commercialise cancer drugs
- July 28, 2017

Merck will also fund all development and commercialization costs of Keytruda in combination with AstraZeneca's Lynparza or selumetinib. They will independently develop and commercialize LYNPARZA in combination with IMFINZI (durvalumab) and KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab), respectively. (more...)
$0.77 EPS Expected for Park Hotels & Resorts Inc (PK)
- July 28, 2017

Permian Investment Partners Lp increased Aon Plc (AON) stake by 43% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. While the company's share hit the 52 week high on 02/22/17 stationing the value of $20.21. 110,085 shares valued at $2.03 million were sold by ABJI MINAZ on Wednesday, March 1. Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. has a 52-week low of 14.69 and a 52-week high of 20.21. (more...)
Berenberg Bank Believes Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE: LLY) Won't Stop Here Berenberg Bank Believes Eli Lilly & Co (NYSE: LLY) Won't Stop Here
- July 28, 2017

Now the P/E of Eli Lilly and Company (LLY ) stands at 39.75. The Stock traded with an actual day volume of 7.03 Million and average volume of 3.61 Million respectively. Centurylink Investment Management Comm owns 14,082 shares. Orbimed Advsrs Ltd Liability accumulated 2.57% or 2.74M shares. Martingale Asset Management Ltd Partnership holds 353,049 shares or 0.37% of its portfolio. (more...)
First Solar shares rise 12% after company raises guidance First Solar shares rise 12% after company raises guidance
- July 28, 2017

No fewer than four analysts weighed in on LogMeIn shares after the company reported a second-quarter earnings beat. In addition to the benefit from third-party module sales, First Solar appears to be happy with the price it got for its Switch Station project , which it notes was higher than it would have recieved from yieldco 8point3 Energy Partners. (more...)
Starbucks is closing all 379 of its Teavana stores
- July 28, 2017

The move is an end to a diversification strategy that started with mostly promise but yielded little - and mostly moved to Starbucks incorporating new brands into its existing locations, according to Forbes . That means the 410 Starbucks stores in Taiwan will be fully licensed, rather than joint ventures. Sales growth in China, as well as the United States, helped account for an 8 percent rise in revenue in the third quarter, compared to the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) — Trending Stock Analysis Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) — Trending Stock Analysis
- July 28, 2017

Deutsche Bank AG restated a "buy" rating and issued a $48.00 price target (up from $45.00) on shares of Applied Materials in a research note on Friday, May 19th. Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Applied Materials's analysts are positive. Logan Capital Management Inc increased Verizon Communications Com (VZ) stake by 10.52% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
BT takes £225m hit over Italy accounting scandal BT takes £225m hit over Italy accounting scandal
- July 28, 2017

The payout relates to the sale of mobile giant EE by the pair to BT for £12.5 billion, which left Deutsche and Orange with stakes in the United Kingdom firm. The financial hit plunged the telecom giant's pre-tax profit 42 per cent to £418 million in the three months ending June 30. EE reported a 4% increase in revenues, to £1.3 billion ($1.7 billion), and a 74% rise in operating profit, to £146 million ($191 million), thanks partly to lower indirect costs in a handset market it said was ... (more...)
Barclays sets aside £700m more for PPI claims Barclays sets aside £700m more for PPI claims
- July 28, 2017

LONDON-Barclays PLC said Friday it swung to a second-quarter loss as it wrote down the value of its Africa operations and took higher provisions for conduct costs. Staley announced a new long-term goal for Barclays of a greater than 10 per cent return on equity, without giving a timetable for reaching that. (more...)
James's Place plc 3.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank James's Place plc 3.8% Potential Upside Indicated by Deutsche Bank
- July 28, 2017

Shares for $105,500 were sold by Zalupski Robert J . Levels above -20 may indicate the stock may be considered is overbought. Traders are paying renewed attention to shares of Biffa PLC (BIFF.L). Therefore 40% are positive. Foxtons Group PLC has GBX 290 highest and GBX 60 lowest target. GBX 348.75's average target is 17.72% above currents GBX 296.25 stock price. (more...)
Coca-Cola Company (The)'s (KO) Coca-Cola Company (The)'s (KO) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus
- July 28, 2017

That compares with $3.45 billion, or 79 cents per share, a year earlier. The Stock traded with an actual day volume of 13.58 Million and average volume of 10.6 Million respectively. Acadian Asset Management Limited has 8.07M shares. Another trade for 354,146 shares valued at $15.94 million was sold by Finan Irial. The insider HUANG JEN HSUN sold $4.77M. (more...)
Japan Retail Sales Gain 0.2% In June Japan Retail Sales Gain 0.2% In June
- July 28, 2017

The government report also showed that inflation-adjusted wages edged up by 0.6 percent from a year earlier, marking the first increase in four months. That was beneath expectations for 3.0% and down from 3.1% in May. The jobs-to-applicants ratio rose to 1.51 from 1.49 in May to reach the highest since February 1974. (more...)
GDP: US Economy Grows at Solid 2.6% in Second Quarter GDP: US Economy Grows at Solid 2.6% in Second Quarter
- July 28, 2017

The economy picked up in the second quarter after a lackluster start to the year as solid consumer spending more than offset weak business stockpiling and residential investment. The U.S. economy gathered momentum during the first full quarter with President Trump in charge. On Wednesday, the central bank left rates unchanged following its latest meeting. (more...)
How to score a free, full-size lipstick Saturday How to score a free, full-size lipstick Saturday
- July 28, 2017

The makeup company is celebrating National Lipstick Day on Saturday, July 29 by giving away free tubes in its USA stores only. There's no catch, no 10-page-heavy list of terms and conditions, no need to hand over a family heirloom. Last month, it offered free lip products online and in stores for its #MACLipsLipsLips campaign, which gave fans a chance to scoop some of their favorite MAC goodies. (more...)